Collaboration

The EuroScan International Network wishes to collaborate with organisations with related activities in order to:

  • Disseminate information on, and increase understanding of, early awareness and alert systems and activities
  • Share experiences, methods and outputs
  • Avoid duplication
  • Promote the introduction and diffusion of safe, effective and cost-effective health technologies in health systems around the world


Current collaboration

International Network of Agencies for Health Technology Assessment (INAHTA)

INAHTA is a network of HTA agencies that support health system decision making that affects over 1 billion people in 33 countries around the globe.  

The EuroScan International Network signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with INAHTA in June 2010. The MoU supports  the strengthening of links between early awareness and alert activities within the HTA family.

Marjukka Inaki INAHTA MoU3 June 2010

World Health Organisation (WHO)

The EuroScan International Network and the WHO Department of Essential Health Technologies signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in December 2010, which was reviewed and resigned in September 2015. The new MoU outlines how the EuroScan International Network can support the delivery of the World Health Assembly resolution WHA67.23 on understanding the importance of Health Technology Assessment (HTA) in support of universal health coverage. 

Inaki WHO MOU

Health Technology Assessment international (HTAi)

HTAi is a scientific and professional society for all those who produce, use, or encounter HTA. HTAi has members embraces all stakeholders, including researchers, agencies, policy makers, industry, academia, health service providers, and patients/consumers.

The EuroScan International Network signed a Memorandum of Understanding with HTAi in June 2011, which was reviewed and resigned in June 2015. The purpose of the MoU is to set a framework of co-operation between the EuroScan International Network and HTAi to support information exchange and collaborative work related to the identification and assessment of new and emerging technologies, and to support the Disinvestment and Early Awareness Interest Sub-Group (DEA ISG).

Roberta Carole signing MoU 2015 1

HTAsiaLink 

HTAsiaLink is a network to support collaboration between HTA agencies in Asia. It focuses on facilitating HTA research by accelerating information and resources sharing, and developing an efficient methodology for HTA in the region. 

The EuroScan International Network signed a Memorandum of Understanding with HTAsiaLink in September 2016. The MOU supports information exchange, capacity building and collaborative work between EuroScan and HTAsiaLink related to the identification and assessment of new and emerging technologies. 

HTA Network of the Americas (RedETSA)

RedETSA is a HTA network of the Americas with 14 countries in North and South America represented by 29 institutions. RedETSA is dedicated to promoting HTA to inform decision-making. 

The EuroScan International Network signed a Memorandum of Understanding with RedETSA in June 2016. The MOU supports information exchange and collaborative work related to the identification and assessment of new and emerging technologies. 

Regional HTA networks

The EuroScan International Network is very happy to work and collaborate with regional HTA networks such as

  • European network for Health Technology Assessment (EUnetHTA)

 

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